The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 91 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing WPF 10 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.85% 1.57% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 3.87% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 3
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 362 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.92% 40.63% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 377 332 362
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WPF
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region.

WPF Salary Trend in South Wales

WPF
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in South Wales

WPF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Monmouthshire -7 4 £46,250 +42.30%
Newport +2 3 £32,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £30,000 -
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) WinForms
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Android
6 4 (33.33%) iPhone
6 4 (33.33%) iPad
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) MSTest
7 3 (25.00%) MVVM
7 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
7 3 (25.00%) Time Management
7 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) CMS
1 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Law
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (33.33%) WinForms
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPhone
1 4 (33.33%) iPad
2 3 (25.00%) DTV
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) XAML
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (25.00%) LexisNexis
2 3 (25.00%) SAP